Upton & Hatfield values the health and well-being of our employees, clients, families, and communities. To uphold these values, we have implemented recommendations from the Center for Disease Control by encouraging our employees to work remotely whenever possible. This does not change our commitment to you, and we are still available to handle your legal needs and provide you with the highest quality legal services during these unsettled times. Our offices are open, but for urgent matters only in conformity with state and federal authority recommendations. If you have any questions or concerns, we are ready and available to discuss them with you. We want all of us to stay safe while we work during this temporary situation.

Jeffrey R. Crocker


Jeff Crocker concentrates his practice on estate planning, estate administration, wills, trusts, probate, elder law, business formation and succession planning, and representing clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Prior to joining Upton & Hatfield, Jeff spent his entire career, following his admission to the New Hampshire bar in 1979, practicing law with the firm of Tower, Crocker & Smith, P.A. in Jaffrey, NH.

Jeff is a member of the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the New Hampshire Bar Association, and the Cheshire County Bar Association.

As a lifelong New Hampshire resident who recognizes the importance of public service, Jeff has served on many non-profit, professional and governmental boards and committees, including as a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Ethics Committee, Chair of the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security Appellate Board,  Chair of the Monadnock Community Hospital Board of Trustees, Chair of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Monadnock Region Board, Chair of the Peterborough Planning Board and Economic Development Committee, and Chair of the Jewish Federation of New Hampshire Board of Directors. His commitment to community earned him TEAM Jaffrey's Outstanding Community Volunteer Award in 2002.

Jeff was also a contributing author for the manual, "A Practical Guide to Residential Real Estate Transactions and Foreclosures in New Hampshire," published by MCLE/New England and used by attorneys throughout New Hampshire.

He currently resides in Peterborough, NH with his wife, Martha, who is a New Hampshire Circuit Court Judge. They have one grown daughter, Alexandra. When he's not working, Jeff enjoys hiking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and gardening.

Jeff has a Martindale-Hubbell BV rating.

Allison Royce

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